frailty

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    Deficiency Of Vitamin K Involved In Age-related Disability / Frailty

    A nice study illustrating that vitamin K deficiency may be one of the reasons people become frail with age. Age-relate disability/frailty is one the leading causes of death in the elderly, behind infections and iatrogenic causes. Given the role of vitamin K in the synthesis of osteocalcin and...
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    Even A Slight Increase In Estrogen Strongly Decreases DHEA Levels

    I posted a few studies in the past revealing that in old age (and menopause) the levels of pregnenolone, progesterone and DHEA declines, while that of cortisol and aldosterone stays the same or even increases. Pregnenolone, Progesterone And DHEA Drop, Cortisol Rises In Aging The decline in...
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